The Benevolent Swells of Baler, Aurora

2017 was the year of Baler, Aurora. Last year, the once sedate province made several headlines, thanks to a movie and a string of events. A beauty pageant kickstarted Baler’s exciting year, followed by the release of Salvador Calvo’s “1898, los ultimos de Filipinas,” which chronicles the siege of Baler. Finally, a number of surfing…

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Swim with Whale Sharks in Oslob, Cebu

If swimming with whale sharks is on your bucket list, you may want to consider the quiet town of Oslob, the next time you’re in the Queen City of the South. Never mind the traffic and long way back to Cebu City—anyone who’s been there will tell you it’s worth the trouble. According to a…

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